IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A man accused of arson in Idaho Springs has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Robert Raymond Leibold (credit: Idaho Springs)

Robert Raymond Leibold (credit: Idaho Springs)

The fire destroyed the home of a local artist in November. Robert Raymond Leibold, 36, who had been renting a room at the home, pleaded guilty to arson.

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Investigators say Leibold doused his belongings with gasoline and then called 911 to report the fire he set on purpose.

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The fire destroyed the home of artist Dave Shelton’s home — a three-story log cabin he built himself.

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Shelton also lost his vast collection of hand-made woodcarvings and family heirlooms.

Dave Shelton (credit: CBS)

Dave Shelton (credit: CBS)